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Should I remove Samsung Link?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,773
United States Rank #5,422
Reach 0.1089%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.95 days
323.13 days >
Average installed length: 169.78 days


2.0.2 1.77%
2.0.1 28.88%
2.0.0 2.98% 7.31% 23.06% 1.91% 29.81% 4.29%

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Samsung Link


Samsung Link is a software program developed by Samsung Electronics. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named RefreshToken.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 17.08 MB (17,908,920 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. While about 39% of users of Samsung Link come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Link PC\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{82EC241F-DFCA-4166-A8C3-EA5D2B9A41C4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Samsung Link

Program executable:RefreshToken.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Link PC\RefreshToken.exe
Additional files:
  • SelfUpdateLauncher.exe - SW Update Interface Launcher (SWUInterfaceLauncher)
  • SelfUpdateInterface.dll - SW Update Interface
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.Accounts.dll - Samsung Link (Samsung.SamsungLink.Accounts)
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.API.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.API
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.API.Models.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.API.Models
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.Common.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.Common
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.Common.Extern.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.Common.Extern
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.Common.Mvvm.View.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.Common.Mvvm.View
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.Common.Mvvm.ViewModel.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.Common.Mvvm.ViewModel
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.exe
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.Logger.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.Logger
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.Model.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.Model
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.ViewModel.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.ViewModel
  • Samsung.SamsungLink.Views.dll - Samsung.SamsungLink.Views
  • SelfUpdateAdapter.dll - Samsung Link update helper
  • HomeSyncCustomAction.dll - HomeSyncCustomAction
  • RefreshToken.exe - RefreshToken
  • Environment.dll

How do I remove Samsung Link?

You can uninstall Samsung Link from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Samsung Link, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Samsung Link.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.95%
Windows 7 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 41.21%
Windows 10 Home 18.93%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 17.76%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 11.84%
Windows 8 2.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.15%
  Brazil 16.67%
  Italy 7.94%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  Germany 3.52%
  Korea 2.70%
  France 2.25%
  Netherlands 2.01%
  Canada 1.84%
  Norway 1.47%
  Sweden 1.15%
  Spain 1.11%
  Poland 1.11%
  Australia 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 99.95%
ASUS 0.05%
Common models
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 7.44%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 6.64%
Samsung 270E5G/270E5U 6.45%
Samsung 940X3G/930X3G 6.27%
Samsung DP700A3D/DM700A3D... 5.43%
Samsung 530U3C/530U4C/532... 4.96%

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics which is part of the Samsung Group produces a wide range of printers for both consumers and business use, including mono-laser printers, color laser printers, multifunction printers, and enterprise-use high-speed digital multifunction printer models.
Publisher URL: www.samsung.com

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ruuudieover a year ago
Samsung link does not scan all files on your pc. Another problem is that you only can use it from your pc, to play it on your tv. You can't browse it from your tv. Unless you upload it to the network.